Edward R. Murrow, Director of the U.S.
Discover diplomats who represent the United States, what they do and how they do it.
U.S. diplomats work all over the world - in the U.S. and in foreign countries - to advance the foreign policies of the President of the United States. The roles of diplomats are varied, but all of them work to protect and serve U.S. citizens and U.S. interests abroad.
Find out where around the world the United States engages in diplomacy.
Diplomacy is conducted in the U.S. and in countries all around the world. Trained U.S. diplomats work mostly in U.S. Embassies, which are located in the capital cities of foreign countries. They also work in consulates, which are located in big cities, and in countries hosting Missions to international organizations.
Explore how the United States furthers a secure, democratic and prosperous world.
U.S. diplomats work on a range of global issues that affect U.S. citizens every day. From human rights and economic trade agreements to arms control and environmental protection, diplomats work with their counterparts in foreign governments to secure freedoms and opportunities for U.S. citizens.